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Foxhunting with Melvin Poe Signed

By: Winants, Peter

Price: $65.00

Publisher: MD, Derrydale Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 15029

ISBN: 1586670972

Condition: As New


Lovely, crisp copy in black cloth boards with gilt titles. SIGNED by Melvin Poe. On the title page: "MELVIN POE HUME, VA 22639". Pictorial dj in new mylar is lovely. 250 pp. A comprehensive work and a must for anyone interested in Virginia hunt history. Foxhunting is in Melvin Poe"s blood. As a child, he hunted with hounds owned by his grandfather and father in Rappahannock County, Virginia, and he became the professional huntsman for the Old Dominion Hounds for 16 seasons and the Orange County Hunt for 27 years. He is now, at age 82, in his eleventh year as huntsman for the ... View more info

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Foxhunting with Melvin Poe

By: Winants, Peter

Price: $75.00

Publisher: MD, Derrydale Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 22974

ISBN: 1586670972

Condition: As New


Lovely, crisp copy in black cloth boards with gilt titles double signed by Melvin Poe. Once on the title page: HAPPY HUNTING MELVIN POE HUME, VA 22639; then again over an early photo of himself with his famous cow horn in the beginning of the text. Pictorial dj in new mylar is lovely. 250 pp. A comprehensive work and a must for anyone interested in Virginia hunt history. Foxhunting is in Melvin Poe"s blood. As a child, he hunted with hounds owned by his grandfather and father in Rappahannock County, Virginia, and he became the professional huntsman for the Old Dominion Hounds for 16 se... View more info

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Living with Horsepower Life Lessons Learned from the Horse

By: Witter, Rebekah, Ferran

Price: $10.00

Publisher: VT, Trafalgar Square: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29249

ISBN: 1570761213

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hardcover in fine dust jacket. 268 pp. Chapters include: The Enchantment, Excitement and Empowerment of Horses / Horse Fever: Getting Hooked / Horse Crazy: A Reality Check / Horse Nature ' Understanding Horse vs. Human Nature / Communication to Communion: From Aids to Telepathy / Detective Work: Awareness and Deductive Reasoning / The School of Soft Hands and Hard Knocks; The Learning Process / Riding High / Self Confidence and Self Image / Paybacks: Concern and Compassion / Saying Goodby: Empathy, Letting Go, Death. View more info

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Training The Three-Day Event Horse and Rider SIGNED

By: Wofford, James C

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1995

Edition: Fourth Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 26811

ISBN: 0385425201

Condition: Fine


Brand new copy in new dj. Signed by Jim Wofford on title page. 257 pp. Using the same down-to-earth style that has made his eventing clinics so popular, Wofford uses his book to instruct you on what to look for when selecting a mount to compete in the three-day event, and shares his thoughts on the usefulness of various equipment and tack. He then goes on to give a detailed explanation of how to train for the three segments of competition: Dressage, Cross Country, and Show Jumping. Conditioning, of course, is of the utmost importance in this sport. Wofford conditioning program and his adv... View more info

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The Jeffery Method of Horse Handling VHS Tape

By: Wright, Maurice; Kell Jeffery

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NE, Farnam: 1987

Edition: VHS Tape

Seller Id: VHS40129

Condition: Very Good


77 Minutes of color instruction on the Kell Jeffery horse training method. Fine condition inside and out. Intutive knowledge is the foundation of the Jeffery Method of Horse Handling. This unique system evolved in Australia, where thousands of horses still run free on the open range until they are old enough to be ridden. Because of this, Australian horsemen need to take extra care to make sure they start and train their horses right, in a way that is effective, quick and without stress. They must build a solid rapport with their horses so that horse and rider work together in a spirit of ... View more info

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About Horsemanship by Xenophon the Athenian SIGNED

By: Xenophon, Translated by Denison B. Hull, M.F.H.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Privately Published: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Translator & Illustrator

Seller Id: 44834

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition blue cloth hard cover with gilt titles and horse head on frt cover. 70 pp text crisp and unmarked. Professionally reproduced dust wrapper displays beautifully in new mylar. Gift quality volume with ribbon marker bound in by publisher. Translated, illustrated and gift dedicated by publisher Denison, B. Hull, M.F.H. "To Marguerite & Howie from Denny" on fep. Though written in ancient Greece circa 365 B.C., the text is most accessible to the modern reader and is one of the earliest treatises on horsemanship in the Western world. It details the principles of classical... View more info

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Keepers At Home The Stepping Stones Handbook

By: Zakula, Susan D.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: IN, Keepers Of The Faith: 1982

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller Id: 39848

Condition: Fine


Glossy 2nd edition paperback appears unread. 105 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Glossy pink paperback with black titles & illustration of a Holly Hobbie type girl on frt. Lovely book for homebodies to be. Keepers at Home opens the door to a world of creativity, crafts, homemaking skills, sports, character training, and just the pure delight in being a feminine Christian girl who loves her Saviour, her family, and her church. Includes chapters on various crafts, homemaking, art, nature, writing letters, child care, spiritual life, sports and more to earn badges like the girl scouts. View more info